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Orlando International Airport Posts Record Passenger Traffic Up 10 Percent

November 10th, 2016 10:56 AM by Brent Ferry

November 9, 2016 Greater Orlando Aviation Authority Press Release

ORLANDO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT ENDS SEPTEMBER AND FISCAL YEAR WITH RECORD PASSENGER TRAFFIC

ORLANDO, FL. - The 2015-2016 fiscal year was very successful for Orlando International Airport. September marked another record for the airport with a rolling 12-month total of 41.5 million passengers or a 10 percent increase over last year.

“The fiscal year report of over 41 million annual travelers at Orlando International certainly confirms the demand to continue our capital improvement program to meet our current and future transportation obligations to this community, our business partners and our passengers for years to come,” says Frank Kruppenbacher, Chairman of the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority.

“To maintain a high-level of customer service during our growth, we are incorporating new technology, clarifying signage/wayfinding and employing multi-lingual ambassadors to assist with passengers from all over the world,” says Phil Brown, Executive Director of the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority. “These steps have helped make us the fourth best airport in the nation for overall customer service according to J.D. Power & Associates most recent survey.”

Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Statistical Data:

  • International traffic climbed 14.75 percent to 5,585,234 passengers
  • Domestic traffic was up 9.22 percent with a total of 35,980,154 passengers
  • Combined overall passenger traffic rose 9.9 percent to 41,565,388

September 2016 Statistical Data:

  • International traffic saw an increase of 8.18 percent with 418,491 total passengers
  • Domestic traffic climbed 9.72 percent with a total of 2,523,710 passengers
  • Combined overall traffic was up 9.5 percent with 2,942,201 travelers
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Posted by Brent Ferry on November 10th, 2016 10:56 AM

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